18 million digital STBs in Germany

Broadband TV News reports that there are 18 million digital STBs in German homes, according to estimates made by the consumer electronics association Zentralverbandes Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie (ZVEI).
11 million of these are satellite receivers, 5.5 million are DTT receivers and 1.5 million are cable tuners. The figures are based on German retail sales and comprise of set-top boxes, integrated digital TV sets, PC cards, and portable DTT receivers. USB tuner sticks were not included.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 4th December 2007